- Something transferred or extended from an earlier time or another place: a showing of new fashions as well as carryovers from last spring; a carryover of good will from the previous meeting.
- Accounting A sum transferred to a new column, page, or book relating to the same account.
carryover - Legal Definition
The part of an income tax credit or deduction that cannot be entirely claimed in a given tax year, but that a person may apply against (and thereby reduce) their tax liability for a subsequent year. See also carryback.